48 Hours in Anchorage, an RV’ers Itinerary.

The long days and thousands of miles driving the RV have paid off, you survived the Alaska Highway and reached Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage.  It’s a rewarding and relieving feeling arriving in Anchorage, aside from a sense of accomplishment you will also find yourself taking advantage of it’s many resources.  You can find everything from parts and service for your RV to a seven pound chocolate cake at Costco.

Cabela's Boondocking

Anchorage is a regular city that holds on to it’s frontier roots.  Still to this day, people come from hundreds of miles around to restock on supplies! [Read more…]

Just for Girls: Where Can a Girl Get a Little Pampering Around Here?

Alaska women might be tough, but we like to get dressed up and look like a lady, too.  If you’re up here for a vacation, you’re probably going get a little dirt under your fingernails.   I thought you might like to know about a few great places to go for pampering!

pam·per   ˈpampər
verb
indulge with every attention, comfort, and kindness; spoil.
synonyms: spoil, indulge, overindulge, cosset, mollycoddle, coddle, baby, wait on someone hand and foot.
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Our Top 5: Casual Dining in Anchorage, Alaska

Today we’re focusing on casual dining in Anchorage, Alaska.  These are places to get a great meal at a good price without dressing up.  Our palate is rather unconventional, we seek out real foods with bold flavors.

Unless it’s out of desperation you won’t find us eating typical fast food.  It’s difficult to put this list into any order because the flavor profile of our favorites is so broad.

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Our Top 5: Alternatives To An Anchorage RV Park

Our personal opinion about Anchorage’s RV parks is less than stellar.  We only stay in them when we have to be in the city for business.  If you’re willing to camp just outside of Anchorage you will find more affordable options (and sometimes more peaceful).

Our Top 5 alternatives to camping in an Anchorage RV park!

Alyeska Resort:  Girdwood is a beautiful little town located about 45 minutes South of Anchorage and our favorite alternative to staying in Anchorage.  In the summer months the resort allows you to park your RV in the large parking lot at the base of the mountain by the Day Lodge.

For $10 a night camping at Alyeska Resort is a great deal.
For $10 a night camping at Alyeska Resort is a great deal.

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